|Only a Ghost! by Irenæus the Deacon - Sabine Baring-Gould|
LibriVox recording of Only a Ghost! by Irenæus the Deacon by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read in English by MaryAnn.Baring-Gould's humorous observations on the various Christian sects to be found in "the most learned church in the most religious country in the world" (i.e. London in 1870) contains a challenge to Christians of today to focus on the substance of faith rather than the forms of public worship...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ghost; Anglican; formalism; sect; primitive christianity; incomparable liturgy
Downloads: 1,327 (1 review)
|Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant|
LibriVox recording of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by Ulysses S. Grant. Read by Jim Clevenger. "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due. There must be many errors of omission in this work, because the subject is too large to be treated of in two volumes in such wa...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; history; civil war; memoirs
Downloads: 27,511 (1 review)
|The Devil's Paw - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read in English by Tom Weiss A beautiful, intelligent young woman – is she a traitorous spy or a patriot? An aristocratic soldier permanently injured during the war – is he a patriot or is there more to him than meets the eye? A clandestine meeting on a beach – espionage or peace movement? (Summary by Tom Weiss) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 3,292 (1 review)
|Mystery of the Hidden Room - Marion Harvey|
LibriVox recording of Mystery of the Hidden Room, by Marion Harvey. Read by Roger Melin. A classic mystery/detective story in the Sherlock Holmes tradition, the hidden room suggested by the title of this book does not remain a mystery for very long as the book progresses. Written in the first person, the husband of his (Carlton Davies) former lover is found dead one night at the stroke of midnight, and Davies finds his ex-lover standing over the dead body immediately after the shot was fired, wi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 6,996 (1 review)
|My Life on the Plains - Gen. George A. Custer|
LibriVox recording of My Life on the Plains, by Gen. George A. Custer. Read by Ken Campbell. George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876), one of the most mythologized figures in American history, was an United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. He eventually met his fate in the battle of Little Big Horn in one of the most notable defeats of American armed forces...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; history; memoirs; adventure; george custer
Downloads: 8,548 (1 review)
|The Borough Treasurer - J. S. Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of The Borough Treasurer by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket and even been elected as Mayor and Treasurer of the borough. But when an ex-detective moves to town, 30 years of respectability is suddenly threatened by revelations from the past. (Summary by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 1,086 (2 reviews)
|Bindle - Herbert George Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of sequels. In the preface to the books, T. P. O'Connor said that "Bindle is the greatest Cockney that has come into being through the medium of literature since Dickens wrote Pickwick Papers"...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 35,036 (2 reviews)
|The Avenger - Oppenheim , E. Phillips|
Herbert Wrayson, a bachelor returns to his flat one night to find a young lady rifling his desk. He questions her and finds she thought she was in the apartment of his neighbor, Morris Barnes, who lives above him. While he is on the telephone, she quietly slips out of his flat and heads to Barnes’ abode. A few hours later, she is once again at his door – this time looking scared and faint. She asks Wrayson to escort her downstairs as the hallway is unlit...
Keywords: mystery; murder; fiction; whodunit; Librivox; audio; thriller
Downloads: 17,456 (3 reviews)
|The Talleyrand Maxim - J. S. Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of The Talleyrand Maxim by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by Kevin Green John Mallathorpe, a wealthy Yorkshire industrialist and land owner dies in an accident, apparently without making a will. His estate goes to his wife and two children and they live the good life for a number of years. However, an old bookseller, whilst clearing some old books passed on from the Mallathorpe estate, finds a copy of Mallathorpe's will inside one of the books, and unfortunately for the fami...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Detective; yorkshire
Downloads: 3,509 (2 reviews)
|The Loudwater Mystery - Edgar Jepson|
LibriVox recording of The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson. Lord Loudwater is found murdered in his house one evening. Unfortunately for Detective Flexen, who is to investigate the case, Lord Loudwater was not a very agreeable sort of fellow and almost every person in his vicinity had a motive for the crime. Was it his young wife or her lover, his former fiance or even one of the servants? (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; loudwater; mystery; detective; Flexen
Downloads: 4,667 (3 reviews)
|Ashton-Kirk, Investigator - John Thomas McIntyre|
Ashton-Kirk, who has solved so many mysteries, is himself something of a problem even to those who know him best. Although young, wealthy, and of high social position, he is nevertheless an indefatigable worker in his chosen field. He smiles when men call him a detective. "No; only an investigator," he says. He has never courted notoriety; indeed, his life has been more or less secluded. However, let a man do remarkable work in any line and, as Emerson has observed, "the world will make a beaten...
Keywords: Detective; Mystery; Investigator; Murder; New York; Librivox; audio
Downloads: 35,922 (5 reviews)
|Fighting the Flying Circus - Eddie Rickenbacker|
LibriVox recording of Fighting the Flying Circus, by Eddie Rickenbacker. Read by Brett W. Downey. This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. The circus mentioned in the title refers to the German squadron commanded by the famous Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; memoirs; war stories; Eddie Rickenbacker
Downloads: 21,295 (5 reviews)